Countertop material, Smartstone, meets the highest standards of beauty, quality, innovation and value, as well as achieving safety and environmental certifications. Here are five quick Smart Facts to know more about Smartstone surfaces.
What is Smartstone made of?
Smartstone is a surface material composed of a minimum of 93% natural quartz, resins and pigments. Smartstone’s veined surfaces are manufactured using advanced technology to create the most natural looking surfaces available in engineered stone.
How durable is Smartstone?
Smartstone gives you the beauty of natural stone but with a harder surface. Quartz is one of the hardest minerals on earth and therefore Smartstone offers superior durability and the practical benefits of being:
+ heat resistant
+ scratch resistant
+ stain resistant
+ chip resistant
+ chemical resistant
+ mould and mildew resistant
Can Smartstone be used in food preparation areas?
Yes. Smartstone is virtually non-porous and perfectly suited for residential and commercial kitchen areas and food preparation areas. Smartstone is compliant with the International Health and Safety Foundation sanitary standard NSF51 that guarantees that its quartz-based surfaces are safe for use in all food environments.
Is Smartstone stain resistant?
Yes, Smartstone is extremely resistant to staining. Testing has been performed by CSIRO (Australia’s national science agency) to ensure that coffee, tea, fruit juices, liquid food colouring, Coca-Cola, red wine, olive oil and related substances does not leave stains on Smartstone surfaces.
Where in my home can Smartstone be applied?
Smartstone is ideal for kitchen bench tops, splashbacks, bathroom vanity tops, bath and shower surrounds, custom furniture applications and almost any internal bench top application. Smartstone is also widely used in commercial applications.
Information above adapted from https://www.smartstone.com.au/